Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund will provide capital funding under the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 Programme to facilitate the delivery of active travel and low carbon transport hubs.
Public, community and third sector organisations were invited to bid for up to 40/50% of their total project costs, up to £2 million, with the remainder of project costs provided through match funding from other non-European public sources.
The deadline for all applications was 28 February 2017.
Awards were announced on 29 June 2017 by the Minister for Transport and Islands. The following organisations received funding:
- Dundee City Council
- Falkirk Council
- North Ayrshire Council
- Perth and Kinross Council
- Sport Aberdeen
More information on the projects here: LCTT Challenge Fund Project Descriptions
For information, below are links to the key application documents:
|1. LCTT Challenge Fund Application Form (email for Word version)|
Some projects may include construction, upgrading or bringing back into use paths or path networks. For more information about this please read Transport Scotland’s Paths Guidance.
Eligible applications underwent a full assessment and were scored against nine project impact criteria. These scores were then presented to an Assessment Panel for their consideration. For more detail on the assessment process see the following document:
|5. LCTT Challenge Fund - Audit and Compliance Guidance (PDF)|
|6. LCTT Challenge Fund - Communications and Publicity Guidance (PDF)|
|6a. LCTT Challenge Fund - Communications Plan Template (Word)|
|7. LCTT Challenge Fund - Claims Process and Reporting Requirements (PDF)|
|7a. LCTT Challenge Fund - Claims Form (Excel)|
|7b. LCTT Challenge Fund - Quarterly Report Template (Word)|
|7c. LCTT Challenge Fund - Monthly Report Template (Word)|
|7d. LCTT Challenge Fund - Change Request Form (Word)|
|8. LCTT Challenge Fund - Evaluation Framework (PDF)|
If you have any questions please contact the Energy Saving Trust LCTT Challenge Fund team:
Phone: 0131 555 8691
The Energy Saving Trust has been appointed by Transport Scotland to administer the LCTT Challenge Fund.
Transport Scotland has been awarded £13.9M under the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 programme to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport and improve air quality.
£7.6M of this funding will be used to deliver the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund. This will support the strategic aims of the LCTT Programme:
Through the LCTT Challenge Fund, Transport Scotland is seeking to deliver the targets it has committed to as part of the overall LCTT programme aims by 2018 to: